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Oct 29, 2013 6:00am EDT
. if you haven't heard yet, this is news out there from nbc. nbc is reporting that the obama administration knew millions of people could not keep their health insurance. four sources who were deeply involved in the affordable care act tell nbc news that 50% to 75% of the 14 million consumers who buy their insurance individually can expect to receive a cancellation letter or equivalent over the next year. that's because their existing policies don't meet the standards mandated by the new health care law. one number predicts the number could reach as high at 18% for those new people. many will experience the sticker shock. the white house is pushing back on this report. a white house press equity is tweeting that the nbc scoop, in parentheses sites normal turnover in the individual insurance market that's a, new new, b, not caused by the aca, and c, the problem aca will solve. lisa myers broke this story and will join us at 7:00 eastern with more. >> that is misleading, the response to it. because they were going to grandfather initially people that were in certain plans and then the rules w
Nov 1, 2013 6:00am EDT
and that contrasted with the obama administration's reports of more than 6 million unique -- that's a big -- >> i understand why they don't want to give out the numbers. >> the health and human services department has said it won't release enrollment figures until mid november. >> they're probably better off that way. >> that's what sebelius said. >> mid november, i'd do -- >> jan 1? >> yeah. mid 2015 and see what happens. >>> we have other news, president obama has reportly ordered the nsa to stop eavesdropping on joe kernen. no, stop eaves dropping on the headquarters of the imf and world bank. the order is said to be the latest move, of course, by the white house to demonstrate its willingness to curb at least some surveillance in the wake of weeks by former nsa contractor edward snowden. >>> a number of comments about janet yellen starting to come from the senate. richard shelby says he would oppose efforts to block her nomination with a filibuster unless some disturbing disclosure emerge. his comments come after senator rand paul said he instead to withhold her nomination. and senator lindsa
Oct 30, 2013 6:00am EDT
'll be focused on this morning, the obama administration appears to have passed up offers for amazon and microsoft to help fix the government's website b. an october 7th inquiry from amazon subsidiaries. in the meantime, microsoft contacted hhs and the white house with offers of technical expertise and assistance, but the company has not provided any such services at least at this point. >>> coming up, we're going to do reviews of our own. we have reviews of apple's new ipad. >> you have it? >> i don't have it. i've seen it. >> do you guys have air? >> it's pretty amazing. >> we have it coming up in the next segment. >> it seems like all minor things to me. >> it's a little lighter, a lot monster. >> 3-d games are -- >> you want them better or -- >> no. it's expensive. >>> we're going to talk about the sugary drink tax debate. also, in sports news, the boston red sox, can win the world series tonight at fenway if the cardinals win. game seven, that's going to be in boston. >> if they win in boston, it will be the first time since woodrow wilson. (vo) you are a business
Nov 4, 2013 6:00am EST
in attitude of the obama administration. i mean, we have a president -- the president has to lead. congress can't lead. you can get help from congressmen like congressman frank who helped us in our time of crisis. but the president has to lead. and on the democratic side, he's not showing any leadership that gives any democrat member the idea that what they ought to be doing is trying to work with the republicans. >> then do you write off the next three years as it can't happen in washington? >> i don't think you can write it off. i think it's good they've got this conference committee that's going to try to work out a budget deal. i'm not overly optimistic because the president says means $1 trillion in new taxes. the republicans say a budget deal should mean more economic growth. >> they also say no new taxes. >> well, they say we'll produce much more revenue but not by raising rates. and history bears that out. but they're so far apart, the only way they can get there is if the president does like reagan does or did or did like clinton did. and both of them were ready to lead and to try
Oct 28, 2013 6:00am EDT
headline. every time there's a problem in the administration obama is unaware. >> he's mad that he didn't know. >> he's mad about obama care. >> he's mad about -- >> that we were spying. >> mad about the irs scandal. mad about benghazi. >> if you're obama, what is the answer on the merkel phone? >> what are you supposed to say? >> our bad. >> are you supposed to say our bad? >> personally to her you say our bad. >> the germans are furious, truly furious. >> by the way, since we did find out -- since he did find out about this they canceled some of them but not all. >> right. that's the funny thing in that story. >> now and in the future. >> we're not doing merkel but we won't say -- >> we did it in the past. no question. >> the germans don't do it. >> the germans don't do it. they say they don't do it. >> when you're in international espionage a lot of this stuff goes on that nobody says they do. >> be a big boy and say, you know what, life is what it is. chinese do it, germans do it, french do it, we all do it. >> there's outrage. it's an important ally. >> the germans -- >> the french
Oct 31, 2013 6:00am EDT
on the wrong track. that is a bad number, as well, for any incumbent administration. what this portends going into 2014 is anybody's guess. but it's bad time in the obama white house right now, guys. >> added up somewhat positive, positive and neutral and i got to 46% for the republicans. it's like the election. here is my question. i'll ask you. you've got your ear -- i kind of wanted to ask harwood, but he's not around. >> fine. >> no, i like you, but with harwood, i kind of nudge him. you've seen the dynamic. >> i'll stay out of that. >> here is the thing. i'm going to paint a scenario and i'm relying on hearsay from ed cline, the author, who said that the white house, valerie jared thought you know what? these republicans are so dumb, but we can trap them and get them to shut down the government. we can use phrases -- she supposed by came up with phrases like hostage taker, gun to your head. we can do all these things, we'll shut it down, it will back fire on them. they'll look stupid and we'll end up winning. now, that strategy worked pretty well, but we've got 42% now on the president's
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